UC San Diego School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education
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Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 15th Annual Nephrology Young Investigators Forum
Meeting Location: Tidelands – Coronado Island Marriott

7:30am – 8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 8:15am Overview – Stuart Linas, MD
8:15am – 8:30am Individualized Cool Dialysate as an Effective Therapy for Intradialytic Hypotension – Alexander Bullen, MD
8:30am – 8:45am Fifteen-Year Trends in Lower Extremity Amputation Rates Among Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease Receiving Dialysis – Douglas Franz, MD, MPH
8:45am – 9:00am Difference Between Ankle-Brachial and Toe-Brachial Indices and its Association with Mortality in Persons Evaluated for Peripheral Artery Disease – Thejas P. Kamath
9:00am – 9:15am Cardiac Output Changes Relate to Ultrafiltration Volume During Intermittent Hemodialysis and to Pre HD iIntravascular Volume Assessed by Inferior Vena Cava Collapsibility in ICU patients – Martin Aldana-Campos, MD
9:15am – 9:30am PTH, FGF23 and Effects of Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering in SPRINT Participants with CKD – Charles Ginsberg, MD
9:30am – 9:45am Break
9:45am – 10:00am Graft and Patient Outcomes after Kidney Transplant for American Indians – Regan M. Seipp, MD
10:00am – 10:15am The Association of the Differential of the ABI and TBI with Mortality in Dialysis Patients – Ritika Prasad
10:15am – 10:30am Platelet Decrease Following Renal Replacement Therapy Initiation Predicts Mortality in Patients with Severe Acute Kidney Injury – Benjamin R. Griffin, MD
10:30am – 10:45am Dissociation of GFR and Gene Expression Following Renal Ischemia Reperfusion: an RNA Sequencing Analysis – Hadi Fattah, MD
10:45am – 11:00am High-risk Surgery in the Last Year of Life Among Medicare Beneficiaries with and without ESRD  – Catherine R. Butler, MD
11:00am – 11:15am Mechanical Ventilation Induces Renal Mitochondrial Injury Detectable by Urine Mitochondrial DNA and ATP Synthase-b – Mark Hepokoski, MD
11:15am – 12:00pm Break & Judges Deliberation
12:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch: Awards Presentation and Closing Remarks – Stuart Linas, MD

Course Director

Shah Mita M. Shah, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Director, Transplant Nephrology
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
UC San Diego
La Jolla, California

Course Advisor

MullaneyScott Mullaney, MD, FASN
Professor of Medicine
Director, Nephrology and Hypertension Fellowship Program
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education and Faculty Teaching Development
UC San Diego
La Jolla, California

Young Investigators Forum Judges

Francis Gabbai, MD
Chief, Medicine Service
VA San Diego Healthcare System
Professor and Vice Chair for VA Affairs
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego
La Jolla, California
Scott Thomson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
UC San Diego
La Jolla, California
LinasStuart Linas, MD
Professor of Medicine 
University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Hospital
Chief, Nephrology Denver Health
Aurora, Colorado





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